2.1 Your current use of information from sources
People often share the information they have read or heard. For example, today I looked at the train timetables on the National Rail website and used this information to let my friend know about my travel plans.
In order to pass on information, the choice is between repeating the exact words used by a source and rephrasing the content using your own words. You might, for example, summarise the information if you were telling someone about the content of a conversation. Information from other sources is often used to justify a decision or to support or illustrate a key point, in which case you may want to use the exact words.
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